A second-generation Lebanese American mastered classical and colloquial Arabic as an adult. He wants his son also to have access to the world the language opened for him.
The book suggests practical ways for teachers and school counselors to support and educate children who have experienced war, displacement and trauma.
The writer describes the conversation surrounding the relationship between effective teaching and course size.
Professors have fled, students are dropping out or struggling to balance study and jobs, and businesses complain that graduates lack skills.
Training programs aim to turn the tide on quality of instruction, learning standards and attendance
The Arabic used is schools is almost a foreign language to many Arab students, but research suggests ways of teaching it more effectively.
Parents resist a plan to replace refugee teachers with state-registered ones. They also worry they’ll be charged new fees.
Isolated workshops led by outside experts fail to tap teachers’ own expertise, says a researcher working on models for Lebanon.
A training and mentoring program helps make them better teachers and gives them new confidence.